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Yoshiki in the Slagwerkkrant

Are you a fan of X Japan or do you need a Christmas gift for someone who is? May I suggest you the new issue of the Slagwerkkrant? 109 palabras más


ARTIST PROFILE: hide (Hideto Matsumoto)


Artist name: hide
Real name: 
Hideto Matsumoto (松本秀人)
Occupations: Songwriter, guitarist, singer
Also known as: lead guitarist in X JAPAN
Solo career start: 406 palabras más


The Effectiveness of Visual Kei

Sometimes appealing to an audience through visual stimuli is just as important as the music itself. In my ideal world music would only be assessed, enjoyed and critiqued based on the quality of just that, the music. 461 palabras más

Opinion Pieces

How to collect Japanese pop music, part five: the J-rock course

Last week’s focus on J-pop soloists had me wondering: why so few men? Well, for one, this look was never going to be exhaustive, and I am pretty sure there are many solo male musicians in Japanese pop. 1.371 palabras más

Things In Lists

Aomori mascot shows no fear in front of legendary X Japan drummer Yoshiki【Video】

Nyango Star must have apple-cat nerves of steel as he absolutely kills a performance of X Japan songs in front of a discerning audience. 329 palabras más


Album of the Week 46-2016: X - Vanishing Vision

For a band that would be all over the place stylistically, X Japan – still just X at the time – debuted with a surprisingly metal oriented effort. 501 palabras más


We Are X (Barcelona 5-Nov-2016): Commentary / Comentario

We headed off to Barcelona (at some ungodly hour in the morning, but that is irrelevant) last Saturday November 5th to attend the second showing of… 1.925 palabras más